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Aug 23, 2013 5:30pm EDT
: separate juries delivered guilty verdicts today in two high profile military cases. army major nadal hassan was convicted of murder for the deadly shooting spree aimed at unarmed u.s. soldiers at fort hood, texas. >> warner: and staff sergeant robert bales was sentenced to life without parole in the massacre of 16 innocent afghan civilians. we get details of both military court outcomes. >> woodruff: and in a separate military case-- the army private found guilty of giving troves of highly classified information to wikileaks-- now wants to live as a woman, chelsea manning. ray saurez examines the legal and cultural questions connected with this story. >> warner: mark shields and rich lowry analyze the week's news. >> woodruff: and we look back at robert macneil questioning the reverend martin luther king, jr, on the fight for civil rights. on nbc's "meet the press" just three days before the 1963 march on washington. >> all of these barriers must be removed before the negro can even begin moving up the highway of freedom in all of its dimension. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's "n
Aug 20, 2013 10:00pm EDT
custom until more than a hundred years after muhammad's death. princess badiya bint el hassan: as far as the religion is concerned there is a requirement of modesty for both men and women, but how you fulfill that requirement is open to debate, you know i do not feel that i am compromising myself as a muslim by not wearing the hijab, and i certainly don't not wear it because i am trying to say that i am not a serious muslim. you can't judge the seriousness of some ones faith and belief by what they wear. rageh omaar: over the last 20 years, in britain as in many western countries, the veil has become a form of identity for many muslim women. some just cover their hair, others their entire face. it is a controversial issue with some european countries now banning women from using the veil. fatima barkatullah is a writer on islamic women. fatima, are you wearing the veil because you are obliged to because of your family or do you do it out of free will? fatima barkatullah: for me it is absolutely 100% free will it's very much about a spiritual journey and about wanting to be the best i
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